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PK-6
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Reno, NV
Students enrolled: 623

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1349 Backer Way
Reno, NV 89523

(775) 746-5810
(775) 746-5813
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September 03, 2014
Love this school! Teachers are great! My son lirves going to school, he loves the principle & staff.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
The staff at Sarah Winnemucca have all been excellent to my daughter and I. They are responsive and take time to make sure your concerns are answered. I know that this is going to be a great year.

- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2014
Horrible place with horrible staff. They segregate disabled students and lock them in scream rooms. My child has regressed academically since being here. Can't wait for this school year to be over and get my child out of this place.

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2014
My step son went to this school for one year only. I had to involve my attorney when I was registering him because the office staff didn't want to work with me. My son is hyperactive and got in trouble for everything hi did. You cannot go to your child's class room and pick them up after school even if you sign in at the office. The staff is very rude and his teacher acted like it was a huge imposition for her when I would want to meet with her in regards to his behavior. I will never sent any of my other children to this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2013
My daughter loves this school and the teachers! I only wish that they had a grass field! But luckily there is a very nice park about a block away!

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2010
My daughter really likes this school a lot. However, I really wish their office staff was friendlier. Whenever I need to visit the school I walk away with a really negative feeling. I often feel as though I am being scolded. Seriously, staff needs to realize that they are often the first face people see when entering a school and with that being said, they have a big part in representing their school.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2010
My son just started 1/2 day Kindergarten here and loves it. I am a teacher myself and am very pleased with his teacher and the staff. most importantly, my son is loving school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
My son has had many great teachers at his school! Mrs Prouty is one of the most caring teachers he has had in his school career.. Thank you Sarah Winnemucca

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 16, 2010
I am a teacher at this school and it is a wonderful place to work. The teachers are friendly and hard working; the students are eager to learn and respectful. I have been at this school since it opened, and plan to retire from it, as there is no other place I would rather teach children.

- submitted by a teacher
February 04, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 10, 2009
I love this school my daughter went to Melton for her Kindergarten year and her teacher was horrible and would yell at the children. My daughter loves her school now and her teachers have been teachers for many years and it shows. I love all the parent involvment as well.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 20, 2006
Sarah Winnemucca has been and continues to be a good school for my children. Parent involvement (which is probably the best indicator of a quality school) seems high as evidenced by the always packed rec center on performance/event nights. Although this is also a testament to the lack of a large enough rec center. The teacher/student ratio also appears under control. I have high regard for the quality of teaching at this school. They seems to ask a lot but not too much of the students while encouraging - in fact, requiring parental involvement in some homework and such. A negative is definitely the lack of a daily, structured P.E. time; although this may be a district or state issue. The meal quality is also generally of poor quality; causing many parents to feel compelled to provide home lunches. Overall a good quality school.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
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Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School
1349 Backer Way, Reno, NV  89523
(775) 746-5810
Last modified Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top